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OPA has scored a friend.

Lisa Kudrow has landed a recurring gig on the upcoming third season of Scandal, has confirmed.

As first reported by, Kudrow will play a politician. Further details on her role are being kept under wraps.

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Kudrow, best known for playing Phoebe Buffay on Friends, could potentially appear alongside her producing partner Dan Bucatinsky, who is Emmy-nominated for his role as Cyrus' (Jeff Perry) husband James.

Since her days on the long-running NBC sitcom, Kudrow has starred in Web Therapy and The Comeback, along with making a guest appearance on Cougar Town.  

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